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  • The same moment came a flash of light on the bank, and Harris heard the "thuk" of a ball burying itself in the sod.

    The Homesteaders A Novel of the Canadian West

  • I reckon we can kill two bwarks with one thuk here.

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  • Jones give us machine guns that go "thuk thuk thuk," but he also evokes something more terrifying, a panicky, short-circuited rush of sense and memory, a "third wind ... between here and death."

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  • Ha-houlth-thuk-amik, desiring to convey her home with him, took her aside and said, "If thou wilt come with me, say not a word, but unbeknown make haste and leave the house, and run across the point which forms the eastern bank where this the Tsomass river joins the inland sea, then hide thyself until we take thee in, as we are paddling home."

    Indian Legends of Vancouver Island

  • Then Ha-houlth-thuk-amik declared that this the Tsomass River was the source from which the dead fish came which they had seen when paddling to Po-po-moh-ah.

    Indian Legends of Vancouver Island

  • Ha-houlth-thuk-amik and said, "This is thy land, and this thy future home shall be; thou and thy chosen one Kla-kla-as-suks shall dwell therein, and may thy children be many."

    Indian Legends of Vancouver Island

  • Then Ha-houlth-thuk-amik aroused his father who was still asleep, and bade him light a fire, and when the fire was lit he told him how they ventured up the unknown way, between high cliffs, where they had lost all sight and sound of Rainy Bay.

    Indian Legends of Vancouver Island

  • This one had no fear but coming near to Ha-houlth-thuk-amik besought him with favour to look on her, but Han-ah-kut-ish again reminded him that they had not as yet attained the object of their quest.

    Indian Legends of Vancouver Island

  • Ha-houlth-thuk-amik was mesmerized by the sweet welcoming and entered in, whereat the klootsmah said to him, "We welcome thee strange one unto our lodge, for we have never seen a man before.

    Indian Legends of Vancouver Island

  • Next morning the klootsmah said to Ha-houlth-thuk-amik, "I am

    Indian Legends of Vancouver Island

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